• Drafted 14th overall by the Calgary Hitmen in 2007, Madaisky was traded from Calgary 39 games into the 2009-10 season. He finished the year on a high note in Kamloops – he led the Blazers with three goals in the playoffs (3-3--6) before they were knocked out by the Vancouver Giants in four games.
• Madaisky participated in the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game and was a member of Team Pacific at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in 2009.
• He played for the Burnaby Winter Club (BWC), who won the Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship. He had 17 goals and 67 points in 65 games -- Kevin Sundher (No. 67 ranked), Madaisky’s neighbour and long-time teammate, was also a part of the championship team.
• His first hockey team was the Cloverdale Colts and his hockey idol growing up was Peter Forsberg because of his “dynamic style”.
NHL team: Vancouver Canucks NHL player: Chris Pronger Shootout move: “Five hole” Video game: Guitar Hero Movie: Rudy TV show: Entourage Actor and actress: Edward Norton, Megan Fox Music group: Red Hot Chili Peppers Website: facebook.com Book: Hockey tough Pump-up song: Panama by Van Halen Home-cooked meal: Steak and Pasta Activity away from the rink: Playing the drums
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench